Lenovo Thinkpad x1 Extreme vs p53

In this post we will compare Lenovo Thinkpad x1 Extreme and Lenovo Thinkpad p53.

Lenovo Thinkpad x1 ExtremeLenovo Thinkpad p53
Gen 2 (15″) Laptop(15”) Mobile Workstation
Starting at:$1,549.17Starting at:$1,519.00
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Key Features

Lenovo Thinkpad x1 ExtremeLenovo Thinkpad p53
9th Generation Intel® Core processingPowerful Intel® processing and NVIDIA® Quadro® graphics
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX graphics15.6″ mobile workstation
Multiple monitor support AR/VRDelivers epic performance with tons of storage on board
Lightweight powerhouse laptopFastest WiFi ever and VR-Ready
Up to 14+ hours of battery lifeOptional 4K OLED display with Dolby Vision™
Supports ThinkPad Thunderbolt* dockingGreat for engineers, architects, artists, and designers
4K OLED HDR500 True Black touchscreen display option-fiber weave top cover option

Technical Specification

ModelLenovo Thinkpad x1 ExtremeLenovo Thinkpad p53
Processor
9th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-9300H Processor (2.40GHz, up to 4.10GHz with Turbo Boost, 4 Cores, 8MB Cache)Up to 9th Generation Intel® Core™ i9-9880H with vPro™ (2.30GHz, up to 4.80GHz with Turbo Boost, 8 Cores, 16MB Cache)
9th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-9400H with vPro™ (2.50GHz, up to 4.30GHz with Turbo Boost, 4 Cores, 8MB Cache)Intel® Xeon® E-2276M with vPro™ (2.80GHz, up to 4.70GHz with Turbo Boost, 6 Cores, 12MB Cache)
9th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-9750H Processor (2.60GHz, up to 4.50GHz with Turbo Boost, 6 Cores, 12MB Cache)
9th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-9850H with vPro™ (2.60GHz, up to 4.60GHz with Turbo Boost, 6 Cores, 12MB Cache)
9th Generation Intel® Core™ i9-9880H with vPro™ (2.30GHz, up to 4.80GHz with Turbo Boost, 8 Cores, 16MB Cache)
Operating SystemLenovo Thinkpad x1 ExtremeLenovo Thinkpad p53
Windows 10 HomeWindows 10 Home
Windows 10 ProWindows 10 Pro
Windows 10 Pro for Workstations (Xeon processor)**
DisplayLenovo Thinkpad x1 ExtremeLenovo Thinkpad p53
15.6″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, anti-glare with Dolby Vision™ HDR 400, 500 nits15.6″ UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) OLED, 400 nits, touchscreen, AR/AS with Dolby Vision™ HDR 500, 100% DCI-P3 Color gamut
15.6″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, anti-glare, 300 nits15.6″ UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) IPS, anti-glare, 500 nits, Dolby Vision™ HDR, 100% Color gaumut
15.6″ UHD (3840 x 2160) IPS, anti-glare with Dolby Vision™ HDR 400, 500 nits15.6″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, anti-glare, 500 nits, Dolby Vision™ HDR, 72% Color gamut
15.6″ UHD (3840 x 2160) OLED, anti-reflection/anti-smudge, touchscreen with Dolby Vision™ HDR 500, 400 nits15.6″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, anti-glare, 300 nits, 72% Color gamut
GraphicsLenovo Thinkpad x1 ExtremeLenovo Thinkpad p53
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 Max-Q 4GBNVIDIA® Quadro® T1000 4 GB
NVIDIA® Quadro® T2000 4 GB
NVIDIA® Quadro® RTX 3000 6GB
NVIDIA® Quadro® RTX 4000 8 GB
NVIDIA® Quadro® RTX 5000 16 GB
CameraLenovo Thinkpad x1 ExtremeLenovo Thinkpad p53
720p HD Camera with microphone720p HD with ThinkShutter privacy cover
IR & 720p HD Camera with microphone (optional)Optional: Hybrid Infrared (IR) with ThinkShutter
MemoryLenovo Thinkpad x1 Extreme
Up to 64GB DDR4 2666 MHzUp to 128 GB DDR4 2666 MHz
Up to 128 GB DDR4 2666 MHz ECC (Xeon processor)
StorageLenovo Thinkpad x1 ExtremeLenovo Thinkpad p53
Up to 1TB SSD PCIeUp to 2 TB PCIe SSD
Up to 2 TB 5400 RPM
500 GB 7200 RPM
Up to 6 TB support
BatteryLenovo Thinkpad x1 ExtremeLenovo Thinkpad p53
Up to 14 hours*, 4 cell, 80WhUp to 16.5 hours* on 90Wh, includes Rapid Charge technology**
Supports Rapid Charge with 135W AC adapterUp to 13 hours on a single one-hour charge
AudioLenovo Thinkpad x1 ExtremeLenovo Thinkpad p53
Dolby Atmos® speaker systemStereo speakers with Dolby Atmos® sound system
Dual 360° far-field microphonesDual far-field mics
SecurityLenovo Thinkpad x1 ExtremeLenovo Thinkpad p53
Fast Online Identity (FIDO) authentication capabilitiesDiscrete Trusted Platform Module (dTPM) 2.0
dTPM 2.0Fast Identity Online (FIDO) authentication capabilities
Match-on-Chip Touch fingerprint readerOptional IR camera (for login with Windows Hello)
Windows Hello with facial recognition software (requires optional IR Camera)Optional Match-on-Chip fingerprint reader
ThinkShutterThinkShutter webcam privacy cover
Kensington® lock slotOptional Smart card reader
Kensington lock slot
Ports/SlotsLenovo Thinkpad x1 ExtremeLenovo Thinkpad p53
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1** (one always on)2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1** (1 always on)
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C / Intel Thunderbolt 3 (Power Delivery, DisplayPort, Data transfer)2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C / Intel Thunderbolt 3 (DisplayPort, Data transfer)
SD card reader1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C (DisplayPort, Data transfer)
HDMI 2.04-in-1 media card reader (MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC)
Smart card reader (optional)HDMI 2.0
Headphone / mic comboRJ45 Ethernet
RJ45 via Ethernet Extension adapter (sold separately)Smart card reader (Optional)
Kensington® lock slotAudio combo jack
ConnectivityLenovo Thinkpad x1 ExtremeLenovo Thinkpad p53
Intel® AX200 Wi-Fi 6 802.11AX (2 x 2)WLAN: Intel® AX200 Wi-Fi 6 802.11AX (2 x 2) + Bluetooth® 5.1
Bluetooth® 5.0Optional WWAN: Fibocom L850-GL 4G LTE-A cat 9
RJ45 via Ethernet Extension adapter (sold separately)
Dimensions (H x W x D)Lenovo Thinkpad x1 ExtremeLenovo Thinkpad p53
361.8mm x 245.7mm x 18.4mm (18.7mm w/ touch) / 14.2″ x 9.7″ x 0.7″377.4 x 252.3 x 24.5 (mm) / 14.85″ x 9.93″ x 0.96″
WeightLenovo Thinkpad x1 ExtremeLenovo Thinkpad p53
Starting at 3.76 lbs ( 1.7 kg)Starting at 5.51 lbs (2.5 kg)
KeyboardLenovo Thinkpad x1 ExtremeLenovo Thinkpad p53
Spill resistantSpill resistant
Backlit with white LED lightingPrecision Keyboard with numeric pad
Backlit with white LED lighting
Supported DockingLenovo Thinkpad x1 ExtremeLenovo Thinkpad p53
ThinkPad Thunderbolt Workstation Dock
ISV CertificationsLenovo Thinkpad x1 ExtremeLenovo Thinkpad p53
3dsMax®
ArcGIS®
AutoCAD®
CATIA®
Creo®
Decision Space®
Inventor®
Maya®
Microstation®
NX®
PDMS®
Petrel®
Revit®
Solid Edge®
SolidWorks®
Vectorworks®
Green CertificationLenovo Thinkpad x1 ExtremeLenovo Thinkpad p53
Energy Star ® 7.1
EPEAT ®
GREENGUARD ®
RoHS compliant
Preloaded SoftwareLenovo Thinkpad x1 ExtremeLenovo Thinkpad p53
Lenovo Vantage
Office 365 30-Day Trial (requires internet access to install and activate)